Kaila Wilkey (Winter Blanco) ethnicity, nationality, siblings, parents, net worth

Kaila Wilkey (Winter Blanco) ethnicity, nationality, siblings, parents, net worth

Kaila Wilkey, better known as Winter Blanco, is a YouTuber, social media personality, rapper, and reality TV star from the United States. She is known for her appearances on the Bad Girls Club reality show season 16 and her past relationship with Justin Combs (the son of American rapper Sean Combs, aka Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, or Diddy).

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Kaila dated Justin Combs after obtaining fame from the BGC reality show. Photo: @wiintrr (modified by author)
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Kalia Wilkey's social media following reflects her popularity. Fans like it when the renowned YouTuber gives them a glimpse into her love life and showbiz. If you would like to know more about this American internet sensation, this article unpacks juicy details about her life below.

Profile summary

Full nameKaila Wilkey
NicknameWinter Blanco
BirthdateApril 24, 1993
Age30 years (as of March 2024)
Zodiac signTaurus
BirthplaceCalifornia, United States
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, United States
Height5'5" (165 cm)
WeightApprox. 121 lbs. (55 kg)
Body measurementsApprox. 34-28-40 inches
Eye colorDark brown
Hair colorBlonde
Marital statusSingle
ProfessionSocial media personality, rapper, YouTuber, and reality star
Net worthApprox. $200,000

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Early life

Kaila Wilkey (alias Winter Blanco) was born in California, United States, on April 24, 1993. The famed actress-turned-YouTubeR grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Where is Winter from?

She is an American national, born and raised in California. Nonetheless, Kaila Wilkey's nationality has been a subject of discussion, especially from tabloids, due to her accent.

How old is Kaila Wilkey?

Kaila from BGC is 30 as of March 2024. The American reality TV star/YouTuber will turn 31 on April 24, 2024.

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Facts about Kaila Wilkey (Winter Blanco). Photo: @wiintrr on Instagram (modified by author)
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Who are Kaila Wilkey's parents?

Her parents are from different countries and cultures. Kaila Wilkey's father is from Trinidad, while her mum is from the USA. They met in the USA after her dad had moved into the country from the United Kingdom. Kaila Wilkey's mother's name is Melissa, while her father's is unknown to the public.

Who is Kaila Wilkey's sister?

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Winter once said in an interview that she has a brother and two sisters who resemble her despite having different fathers. She did not reveal the names of her siblings but disclosed that they have worked with her.

What ethnicity is Kaila Winter?

Kalia identifies as white. Her mum is American, while her dad is from Trinidad.

How did Winter Blanco become famous?

She rose to fame after featuring in Bad Girls Club season 16 on NBC's Oxygen reality TV show. Her relationship with P. Diddy's son, Justin Combs, made her even more famous.

Kaila Winter's acting and singing careers

Kaila Wilkey is a multi-talented person. Not only is she a YouTuber, but also a musician and a talented actress. The past years saw her become an exceptional reality TV star.

What season of BGC was Kaila on?

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Kaila Wilkey was part of the Bad Girls Club in its 16th season. As a result, she gained immense popularity, and fans referred to her as Kaila from Bad Girls Club.

Why did Kaila leave BGC?

She voluntarily left the Bad Girls Club house after a heated argument with Kandyce. Kaila was also tired of being bullied by the other girls. Tiara replaced her.

After leaving BGC, the TV star started recording music. But it was not her first time in the field. Before BGC, she was in a group called White Girl Mob. The most popular song from the group is The Hundreds.

When she went independent, Kaila released Ratchet. Despite the song getting many views on YouTube, it was criticized for its title and lyrics. Nevertheless, the TV star has some good rap songs. Made of Glass is another of her popular tracks.

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Kaila Wilkey has published two books and released several tracks. Photo: @wiintrr (modified by author)
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Kaila, as a YouTuber

Besides music, Kaila posts diverse content on her YouTube channel, including makeup tutorials, personal vlogs, cooking recipes, and travel videos. The channel was created on 31 July 2013, and it boasts over 420k subscribers and over 27 million views as of March 2024.

Kaila Wilkey's books

The American reality TV star authored YOU SHOULD HAVE LISTENED, which is about how Winter navigated the streets while hiding her struggles from the world. Everything was not rosy behind the lights and cameras, and she had to learn that fame could not take away all her problems.

Her other book, See, I Was Right by Kaila Wilkey, was published on June 27, 2021, and it talks about her life and career. Finding her way as a young woman without support from her family was tough.

She had to fend for herself growing up in the Bay Area. From couch surfing to domestic violence, stripping, and sex trafficking, her love for music and the will to succeed inspired her to endure it all.

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Kaila's dating history

Little is known about her dating life before BGC. She dated Justin Combs, rapper P. Diddy's son, after becoming famous, and although their relationship did not last, it gave her brand more exposure.

Kaila Wilkey's rumors of dating celebrities are not new. After breaking up with Justin, she was rumored to be dating Shad Moss (aka Bow Wow). Kaila never responded to the allegations. Instead, she concentrated on her growing music career and YouTube channel.

She is single and has confirmed it in her YouTube videos. Wilkey has made many statements insinuating that she is not dating.

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Kaila Wilkey makes money from her influencing gigs. Photo: @wiintrr (modified by author)
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What is Kaila Wilkey's net worth?

Sources like the abtc.ng website estimate she is worth $200,000. However, the American reality TV star is yet to disclose her net worth officially.

Below is a summary of her income streams:

  • YouTube is a key revenue stream for her. According to socialblade.com, Kaila from BGC earns between $103 - $1,700 monthly from her channel.
  • Winter from Bad Girls Club also earns from her influencing gigs. She worked for Savage Fenty, a lingerie business by Rihanna, as an ambassador and the Frost Collection's brand ambassador. Fans believe she makes good money from these partnerships.
  • Acting is also her other source of income. She starred in Bad Girls Club for four episodes between 2016 and 2017. According to answers.com, each cast member receives around $40,000 per show.

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Where does Kaila Wilkey live?

The American YouTuber/reality TV star lives in Los Angeles, California.

Social media presence

Winter from BGC's Instagram page has over a million followers. She may be on other social media platforms because this is her only verified social media account for now.

Facts about Kaila Wilkey

  • She auditioned for BGC season 15 with her friends, but they did not make it to the show.
  • She was nervous about moving into the BGC house with other girls because, growing up, she had a tough time fitting in.
  • Kaila is highly self-assured and proudly speaks her mind.
  • Her confidence allures fans of Instagram but intimidates people in person.
  • Wilkey has a stunning fashion sense.
  • She has been in online feuds with Kandyce "Kandy" Hogan, Natalie Nunn, Elliadria "Persuasian" Griffin, and Tabatha "Dreamdoll" Robinson.

Kaila Wilkey is one of those famous YouTubers who experiment with diverse content to keep fans hooked to their channels. While she is no longer a contestant on reality TV shows, Winter Blanco uses her extensive Instagram and YouTube following to stay relevant and earn money.

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